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ICC probing Fulani herdsmen attacks- HURIWA

Nneoma Ndibe The Humans Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) said that incessant well-coordinated attacks of diverse farming communities all across Nigeria by armed Fulani herdsmen are already being investigated by the International Criminal Court (ICC). HURIWA in a statement on Wednesday by the National Coordinator Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director

Nigerians in UK condemn attack, protest in Wuse Market

Say anti-Buhari protests stoking tension Jude Johnson    A group of Nigerians living overseas under the aegis of Nigerians In Diaspora Monitoring Group (NIDMG), on Wednesday condemned the alleged invasion of Wuse market in Abuja by persons protesting against the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari in office for over 100 days.   At the market, hoodlums

Osinbajo’s Army Rights Abuse Commission laced with sinister motives, contradictions-Intersociety

Sinister motives and contradictions abound in the 4th August 2017 summary constitution by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo of a Seven-Person Judicial Commission of Enquiry into gross rights abuses by the Nigerian Army and the 9th August 2017 open confession of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State over the 29th and

Buhari: Why we suspended Abuja Sit-Out of #ResumeOrResign- Charley Boy

Plans to restrategise approach  *Protest to continue in Lagos, New York, London Jude Johnson  The Co-Convener of #ResumeOrResign movement, Mr. Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charley Boy, has announced indefinite suspension of the protest in Abuja. He however, clarified that the protests urging Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari who has been on medical vacation in

Military probe panel, an ‘army arrangement’- HURIWA

•Osibanjo urged to disband commission  Nneoma Ndibe  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has berated the recently constituted Judicial Commission of Enquiry into various human rights allegations against the Nigerian military as an arrangement skewed in favour of the Army. To this end, the group in a statement on Monday by

IYD: Youths urged to key to building sustaining peace

Babatunde Opalana  As the world celebrates International Youth Day, the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth, and Advocacy (YIAGA) have reiterated that Young people’s inclusion in the peace and security agenda and in society, is key to building and sustaining peace.  The process of social inclusion for youth according to YIAGA includes participation

Onitsha shooting: Intersociety decry incessant killings of policemen

•Says incident not targeted at church  Babatunde Opalana  The International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety Nigeria) has in an attempt to throw more light on the Sunday, August 13 shooting incident in Onitsha, Anambra State in South East Nigeria, decried the increasing killing of Policemen and other security

Boko Haram: UN should audit workers, humanitarian groups- Interfaith group

Ibrahim Uba Yusuf The Northern Interfaith and Religious Organisation for Peace has called on the United Nations to audit its humanitarian groups and personnel to ensure that douse suspicion  by security agencies that Boko Haram terrorists were being harboured in its facilities. The suggestion came following the decision of the UN Office to

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